Poll: Biggest Local News Story

Jan 1, 2005 / 3:00 pm

What do you think was the biggest local news story of 2004? Kelowna City Council drops the One-Way Couplet from the OCP and appoints a Roads Task Force to find...

Poll: Ugliest Sporting Event

Dec 31, 2004 / 4:26 pm

There were a number of ugly moments in sports in 2004. 1. Todd Bertuzzi""s attack on Steve Moore. 2. Alexander Perezhogin""s stick swinging incident 3. The...

Poll: Donate Yet?

Dec 29, 2004 / 4:58 pm

Southeast Asia needs our help. The devastating earthquake and tsunami toll has topped 80,000. Canada has committed a total of $40 million and the province of BC...

Poll: Taking Down Decorations

Dec 27, 2004 / 12:14 pm

A survey shows that most Canadians, 53%, take down their holiday decorations between January 1 and 12. Some Canadians leave decorations up into February, 23% do...

Poll: Wait to Buy Gifts?

Dec 26, 2004 / 11:35 am

Half of the 5.7 million Canadian shoppers on Boxing Day are still buying holiday gifts for 2004. A Visa Canada survey says sales will total $782...

Poll: Open Gifts?

Dec 23, 2004 / 3:51 pm

A new poll from Visa Canada says one in four Canadians will open their gifts Christmas Eve, four in ten on Christmas morning and one in five on Christmas Day....

Poll: Stanley Cup

Dec 22, 2004 / 3:04 pm

A new Ipsos-Reid/TSN survey released this week shows that even if the National Hockey League season is cancelled, the majority of Canadians (62%) do not think...

Poll: Should Bertuzzi Do Time?

Dec 21, 2004 / 4:34 pm

Vancouver Canucks star Todd Bertuzzi will accept a plea bargain in court Wednesday, says a broadcast report. CBC Newsworld, quoting a source close to the...

Poll: Done Xmas Shopping?

Dec 20, 2004 / 12:56 pm

The Retail Council of Canada says last weekend was the busiest weekend of the year for retailers. The council""s Keith Evans says Canadians are more time...

Poll: Expropriation

Dec 18, 2004 / 11:46 am

The City of Kelowna says it is a last resort to settle the lingering Mission Creek Greenway dispute, expropriation. For nearly eight years, private landowners...

Poll: Xmas Spending

Dec 16, 2004 / 4:44 pm

Canadians are cautiously embracing the shopping spirit this Christmas, with the majority planning to spend a little more this season compared to last year. ...

Poll: Should Gray Run Again?

Dec 13, 2004 / 4:24 pm

He admits to thinking about it, but Kelowna Mayor Walter Gray is keeping his cards close to his chest when it comes to the issue of retirement. It was eight...

Poll: Holiday Shopping Patterns

Dec 12, 2004 / 11:52 am

The traditional last-minute Christmas shopping spree may not be so last-minute, according to Statistics Canada. The agency recently released an analysis of...

Poll: Security Certificates

Dec 11, 2004 / 12:36 pm

The Federal Court of Appeal ruled Friday that security certificates used to detain suspected terrorists indefinitely for months without charge are...

Poll: Kelowna & Same Sex

Dec 10, 2004 / 4:06 pm

Kelowna MP Werner Schmidt says he""s delighted with the Supreme Court of Canada""s decision on same sex marriages. The Court has ruled that the government has...

Poll: Referendum On Gay Marriages

Dec 9, 2004 / 5:08 pm

Groups opposed to same-sex marriage reacted swiftly to Thursday""s Supreme Court opinion that Ottawa can legalize gay marriage, with one group saying the...

Poll: Cat Control Bylaw

Dec 8, 2004 / 1:06 pm

Informal talks are under way to address the issue of Kelowna""s booming cat population. The SPCA and local animal groups recently sat down to throw around some...

Poll: False Alarm By-Law

Dec 7, 2004 / 4:52 pm

Kelowna city council is looking at a new bylaw Monday afternoon that could silence false alarms. There are an estimated seven thousand false alarms annually in...

Poll: Cameras In Courtrooms

Dec 6, 2004 / 4:37 pm

Seven Vancouver TV stations have applied to televise Vancouver Canucks"" Todd Bertuzzi assault trial against Steve Moore of the Colorado Avalanche. Generally,...

Poll: Airport Security

Dec 5, 2004 / 11:38 am

Federal Transport Minister Jean Lapierre says he wants a report on his desk Monday morning explaining how security uniforms and badges disappeared from airports...